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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
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2.3M
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This collection contains government publications created by the Government of Alberta’s ministries and agencies. Documents from most ministries and agencies are included, however the collection heavily features content related to education (Alberta Education, Alberta Learning, Student Evaluation Branch, etc.) as well as resources and the environment. Note: this is not an inclusive collection of all departmental publications produced. Current Government of Alberta publications can be found...
Peel's Prairie Provinces
Peel's Prairie Provinces
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828,841
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The Peel’s Prairie Provinces digital collection ( http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/index.htm ) provides a wide variety of research materials related to western Canadian history and the culture of the Prairie Provinces. The Peel's Prairie Provinces collection within Internet Archive is a subset of this larger resource, containing duplicate items or new material that we are not yet able to mount on the main Peel site. Over the next few years, we will be working to gather the collection in a...
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The items in this collection are digitized versions of resources (textbooks, readers, etc.) listed on the Alberta School Curriculum Historical Bibliographies 1885-1985 ( Elementary and Secondary ). Item records include approval statements and dates which show when and for which subjects they were used. Although there are similar collections of digitized historical K-12 textbooks used in Canadian schools, to our knowledge the Wiedrick Collection is the only one that includes date and subject...
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The University of Alberta Libraries Historical Postcard Collection consists of postcards depicting various aspects of life on the Canadian Prairies from the late 19th through the mid 20th centuries.  The physical collection is housed in the Bruce Peel Special Collections and is available to students, staff, and the general public for use within the Library.  A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and...
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
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354,659
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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled...
The Gateway
The Gateway
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83,714
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The Gateway is a weekly student newspaper of the University of Alberta Students' Union. This historical collection contains issues from 1910 - 2016.  The Gateway made its debut at the University of Alberta on 21 November 1910. The newspaper was founded when a group of students gathered at the home of Libby Lloyd to discuss the creation of a student newspaper. Albert Edward Ottewell was The Gateway's first editor-in-chief. A special centenary edition issued as vol. XCIX (19 September...
Alberta Education Historical Curriculum Guides
Alberta Education Historical Curriculum Guides
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3,151
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1.2M
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The items in this collection are digitized versions of Alberta Education curriculum guides (programs of study, teacher's guides, guides to implementation, resource lists, etc.).  Also of interest is the Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks . For more information on copyright and terms of use of University of Alberta Library digital collections, see Copyright and Terms of Use . A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta...
Bruce Peel Special Collections
Bruce Peel Special Collections
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62,683
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Bruce Braden Peel (1916–1998) was Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta from 1955 to 1982. The publication of his A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces in 1956 was a landmark achievement that documents the early settlement and publishing history of western Canada, and his bibliography continues to grow today as an online database called "Peel's Prairie Provinces." Named to honour Peel's accomplishments, Bruce Peel Special Collections houses a world-class collection of more...
L'Aquilon
L'Aquilon
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670
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1,600
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L’Aquilon: Le souffle francophone des Territoires du Nord-Ouest. The French newspaper covering Franco-Ténois news is a source of social, cultural and political information and was first established in 1986. Initially issued on a monthly basis, it moved to a twice monthly format in 1989, and became a weekly newspaper in 1993. https://www.aquilon.nt.ca/ A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) is a prominent centre of Ukrainian studies outside Ukraine and an integral part of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Founded in 1976, it provides an institutional home for Ukrainian scholarship in Canada. CIUS is dedicated to the development of Ukrainian studies in Canada and supports such studies internationally. CIUS consists of a number of centres, programs, and projects whose activities range from research to publishing,...
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
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69,601
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Homesteaders and ranchers arrived in this area of southern Alberta, located eighty miles southeast of Calgary, before any town existed here. The Canadian Pacific Railway laid tracks through here in 1910 and planned a townsite. A variety of businesses soon started up. The first newspaper to serve the area was the Vulcan Review, which began in 1912. (This was before Vulcan was incorporated as a village in late 1912.) This paper published for one year. The Vulcan Review was followed by the Vulcan...
William C. Wonders Map Collection
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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15,116
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The William C. Wonders Map Collection is one of the largest collections of cartographic materials in Canada.  As part of the University of Alberta Science & Technology Library, the collection includes maps, atlases, aerial photographs and other cartographic materials. The collection contains maps for all parts of the world and has strengths in the following areas: Western Canada, Northern Canada, Poland, Germany, France, and archival collections for Ukraine, British Isles, and...
by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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As a student of entomology, Ronald Madge spent his summers working for Canada’s Department of Agriculture on insect surveys in southern Canada, Alaska, and the Canadian high arctic. After completing his doctoral dissertation on the classification of the coleopteran genus  Lebia  at the University of Alberta, under the supervision of Dr George E. Ball, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Natural History Museum in London, Dr Madge was employed from 1965 to...
Peel's Prairie Provinces Map Collection
Peel's Prairie Provinces Map Collection
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863
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7,159
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Peel Map Collection. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some...
University of Alberta Archives
University of Alberta Archives
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759
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15,726
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University of Alberta Archives main page. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject...
Historical School Resources
Historical School Resources
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13,194
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The items in this collection either pre-date or are not listed on the Alberta School Curriculum Historical Bibliographies 1885-1985 ( Elementary  and  Secondary ).  Print versions are housed in the University of Alberta Library  Research & Collections Resource Facility  (RCRF) and can be viewed by appointment. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource...
World communism in the 20th century
World communism in the 20th century
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57,073
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A collection of pamphlets. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Books. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress...
Bruce Peel Special Collections - Playbills
Bruce Peel Special Collections - Playbills
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From the late 1960s through the early 1980s, major accessions of English playbills were acquired by the University of Alberta Library. Purchased for study and research in the Department of Drama the collection of 800+ playbills document in detail casts, contents, dates and prices of the performances staged in the major playhouses of the United Kingdom from 1779 though 1949. The playbills also provide a wealth of information and opportunity for research in the study of history, graphic design...
by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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This important collection comprises over 2,500 volumes related to North and South American Indigenous peoples and cultures. The  University of Alberta Library  acquired the "Gregory S. Javitch Native Peoples of the New World Collection" in 1980, as half donation and half purchase. It was the finest private collection of its kind in Canada at the time, and it is a cornerstone of the holdings in  Bruce Peel Special Collections...
UAA Convocation Programs
UAA Convocation Programs
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6,702
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UAA Convocation Programs. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include...
Alberta Homestead Records
Alberta Homestead Records
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Under the Dominion Lands Act, once Crown land had been surveyed and officially declared available for settlement, individuals could apply to homestead a quarter section (160 acres) of their choice. Then, after paying a $10 filing fee and 'proving up' their homestead claim (occupying the land for at least three years and performing certain improvements, including building a house and barn, fencing, breaking and cropping a portion of the land), the homesteader could apply for patent (title) to...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research Reports. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of...
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by O'Beirne, H. F. (Harry F.); O'Beirne, E. S. (Edward S.)
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Includes index
Topics: Five Civilized Tribes, Five Civilized Tribes, Cinq nations civilisées, Cinq nations civilisées,...
BPSC Indigenous Photographs
BPSC Indigenous Photographs
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The  Indigenous Photograph Collection   in   Bruce Peel Special Collections   profiles the lives of Indigenous peoples living in Western Canada in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. University of Alberta Library is   open to collaborate . If you would like to contribute information about these photographs, please use this contribution  form  or leave a message at 780-492-5998 and we will fill out the form on your behalf. The...
"Neunzehnter Band."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies - Journal of Ukrainian Studies. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the...
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University of Alberta Libraries - Special Projects. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress...
Map and Travel Literature Collection
Map and Travel Literature Collection
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This collection of maps from the William C. Wonders Map Collection University of Alberta Libraries were scanned as part of Gale Cengage Learning's Nineteenth Century Collections Online, Mapping the World: A Map and Travel Literature Collection. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In...
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859; Chamberlain, Montague, 1844-1924
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"Vol. I. The land birds."
Topics: Ornithology, Ornithology, Birds, Birds, Ornithologie, Ornithologie, Oiseaux, Oiseaux
Original issued in series: The Royal readers. Special Canadian series
Topics: Readers (Primary), English language, Lectures et morceaux choisis (Enseignement primaire), Anglais...
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892
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Includes advertising matter
The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Books
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"Literaturno-khudoz͡hni͡e vydanni͡a"--Colophon
Topics: Kozub, Ivan, Political prisoners, Ukrainian Canadians
"Vol. XI. Africa."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
University of Alberta Archives Photographs
University of Alberta Archives Photographs
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8,756
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This collection of archival photographs depicts life and activities at the University of Alberta and surrounding communities. This is a small sample of the over 200,000 photographs that are currently housed in the University of Alberta Archives .   Images in the public domain or licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution licence ( CC BY ) may be used without obtaining additional permissions. Images subject to copyright are free to use in any way that is permitted by the Copyright...
Blue Jay
Blue Jay
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11,323
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Blue Jay magazine. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some...
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
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Technocracy is a uniquely North American movement which had its inception in 1919 in New York City. It was founded by Howard Scott, an American engineer, who along with a number of other scientists and engineers, impressed by the results of the mobilization of resources and production during the First World War, organized a group known as the Technical Alliance. The Technical Alliance proposed to study the working of the entire social system, and elected Howard Scott to serve as Chief...
"Entered according to the Act of Parliament of Canada, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-four, by W.H. Miln and Fred Bryers in the office of the Minister of Agriculture."
Topics: Cycling, Cyclisme
"Vol. II. North-Eastern Europe and adjacent countries. Part I. Tartary."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Metropolitan Toronto Library, Fine Art Department
Topics: Drawing, Dessin
Attributed to Great Britain. War Office--National Union Catalog pre-1956 imprints
Topics: Great Britain. Army. Infantry, Great Britain. Army. Infantry, Grande-Bretagne. Army. Infantry,...
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Stewart, Balfour, 1828-1887
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Original issued in series: Science primers
Topics: Physics, Physique
"Vol. XVI. Voyages of circumnavigation. Part II. Miscellaneous. Index."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Collins, John, 1625-1683
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"A discourse thereof insisting on the following heads: I. The several ways of making salt in England, and foreign parts --2. The character and qualities good and bad, of these several sorts of salt, English refin'd asserted to be much better than any foreign --3. The catching and curing, or salting of the most eminent or staple sorts of fish, for long or short keeping --4. The salting of flesh --5. The cookery of fish and flesh --6. Extraordinary experiments in preserving butter, flesh,...
Topics: Salt, Salting of food, Fish, Salted, Sel, Salaison, Poisson salé, cbk
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Folk-lore, African, Tales, African, Folklore africains, Contes africains
"Vol. V. Central and Southern Europe."
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Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
"Vol. VII. Englands naval exploits against Spain."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
"Achtzehnter Band."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Cavo, Andrés, 1739-1803; Bustamante, Carlos María de, 1774-1848
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"Tom. III."
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Smith, J. Hamblin (James Hamblin), 1829-1901
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Original issued in series: Adam Miller & Co.'s mathematical series
Topics: Trigonometry, Trigonometry, Trigonométrie, Trigonométrie
Caption title
Topics: Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital (Victoria, B.C.). Training School for Nurses, Provincial Royal...
Title from page [17]
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian, Almanachs canadiens
"No. 1. Full and authentic account of the murder by Henry Wainwright of his mistress, Harriet Lane, and an extended account of the Whitechapel murders by the infamous Jack the Ripper."
Topics: Crime and criminals, Criminalité et criminels
Includes advertising matter
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Sweet, Alexander E. (Alexander Edwin), 1841-1901; Knox, J. Armoy (John Armoy), 1851-1906
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"Illustrated."
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Sergeant, Adeline, 1851-1904
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Original issued in series: Lovell's Canadian copyright series of choice fiction ; 5
Rev. and enl. ed. of the author's "Exercises in false syntax."
Topics: English language, Anglais (Langue)
Half title: Smith's captivity with the Indians
Topics: Indian captivities, Indians of North America, Indiens, Indiens
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
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Columbus' Journal translated from the original Spanish
Topics: Voyages and travels, Explorers, Discoveries (in geography), Voyages, Explorateurs, Découvertes...
"Vol. XIV. America. Part III."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
Compiled by Awnsham and John Churchill
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Topics: Natural history, Sciences naturelles
Introd. signed: H.M
Topics: Northwest Passage, Inuit, Nord-Ouest, Passage du, Inuit
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776; Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892
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"Reprinted exactly from Bradford's New York edition, (1727)."
Topics: Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776, Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776, Indians of North America, Indiens
Original issued in series: W.J. Gage & Co.'s educational series
Topics: Botany, Wild flowers, Plants, Botanique, Fleurs sauvages, Plantes
"Vol. X. Asia. Part III."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
At head of title: Great Western Railway of Canada
Topics: Great Western Railway Company (Canada), Great Western Railway Company (Canada), Railroads, Chemins...
Double du no de l'I.C.M.H. 02540
"Northern Europe. Vol. I."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
"Eilfter Band."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
Added t.-p. in Ukrainian: Kyshenkovy ukrains'ko-anhliis'ky i anhliis' ky-ukrains'ko slovarets'
Topics: Ukrainian language, English language, Ukrainien (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Steevens, G. W. (George Warrington), 1869-1900; Blackburn, Vernon, d. 1907
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: South African War, 1899-1902, Guerre sud-africaine, 1899-1902
Alberta Native News
Alberta Native News
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Alberta Native News. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some...
Topic: Periodical
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Scadding, Henry, 1813-1901; Smyth, David William, Sir, 1764-1837. A short topographical description of His Majesty's province of Upper Canada, in North America
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Caption title
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Scott Library, York University
Topics: Thomson, Sinclair, 1784-1865, Thomson, Sinclair, 1784-1864, Baptists, Baptistes